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Publications
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Preprints of Work in Progress
Kim, M.J., Knodt, A.R. & Hariri, A.R. (in prep). Meta-analytic activation maps can help identify affective processes captured by contrast-based task fMRI: the case of threat-related facial expressions. bioRxiv.  doi:10.1101/820969
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Kim, M.J., Mattek, A.M. & Shin J. (under review). Amygdalostriatal coupling underpins positive but not negative coloring of ambiguous affect. 
bioRxiv.  doi:10.1101/811505
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Mattek, A.M., Burr, D., Shin J., Whicker, C.L. & Kim, M.J. (under review). Uncovering the representational structure of affect using fMRI. 
PsyArXiv.  doi:10.31234/osf.io/6dvn3
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2019 & In Press
Kim, M.J., Farber, M.J., Knodt, A.R. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). Corticolimbic circuit structure moderates an association between early life stress and later trait anxiety. Neuroimage: Clinical. 24, 102050. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2019.102050
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Farber, M.J., Kim, M.J., Knodt, A.R. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). Maternal overprotection in childhood is associated with amygdala reactivity and structural connectivity in adulthood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 40, 100711.  doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2019.100711
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Kim, M.J., Mattek, A.M., Burr, D. & Whalen, P.J. (2019). Preliminary report on the association between pulvinar volume and the ability to detect backward-masked facial features. Neuropsychologia, 128, 73-77. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.10.034
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Kim, M.J., Elliott, M.L., d’Arbeloff, T.C., Knodt, A.R., Radtke, S.R., Brigidi, B.D. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). Microstructural integrity of white matter moderates an association between childhood adversity and adult trait anger. Aggressive Behavior, 45, 310-318. doi:10.1002/ab.21820
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Elliott, M.L., Knodt, A.R., Cooke, M., Kim, M.J., Melzer, T., Keenan, R., Ireland, D., Ramrakha, S., Poulton, R., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). General Functional Connectivity: shared features of resting-state and task fMRI drive reliable and heritable individual differences in functional brain networks. Neuroimage (2019), 189, 516-532. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.01.068
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Farber, M.J., Romer, A.L., Kim, M.J., Knodt, A.R., Elsayed, N.M., Williamson, D.E. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). Paradoxical associations between familial affective responsiveness, stress, and amygdala reactivityEmotion, 19, 645-654. doi:10.1037/emo0000467
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2018
Kim, M.J., Scult, M.A., Knodt, A.R., Radtke, S.R., d’Arbeloff, T.C., Brigidi, B.D. & Hariri, A.R. (2018). A link between childhood adversity and trait anger reflects relative activity of the amygdala and dorsolateral prefrontal cortexBiological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 3, 644-649. doi:10.1016/j.bpsc.2018.03.006
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Elsayed, N.M., Kim, M.J., Fields, K.M., Olvera, R.L., Hariri, A.R. & Williamson, D.E. (2018). Trajectories of alcohol use initiation during adolescence: the role of stress, amygdala reactivity, and risk for developing an alcohol use disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 57, 550-560. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2018.05.011
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d’Arbeloff, T.C., Kim, M.J., Knodt, A.R., Radtke, S.R., Brigidi, B.D. & Hariri, A.R. (2018). Microstructural integrity of a pathway connecting the prefrontal cortex and amygdala moderates the relationship between cognitive reappraisal and negative emotionsEmotion, 18, 912-915. doi:10.1037/emo0000447
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2017
Kim, M.J., Mattek, A.M., Bennett, R.H., Solomon, K.M., Shin, J. & Whalen, P.J. (2017). Human amygdala tracks feature-based affective valence signal embedded within the facial expressions of surpriseJournal of Neuroscience, 37, 9510-9518. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1375-17.2017
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Kim, M.J., Avinun, R., Knodt, A.R., Radtke, S.R. & Hariri, A.R. (2017). Neurogenetic plasticity and sex influence the link between corticolimbic structural connectivity and trait anxietyScientific Reports, 7, 10959. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-11497-2
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Kim, M.J., Shin, J., Taylor, J.M., Mattek, A.M., Chavez, S.J. & Whalen, P.J. (2017). Intolerance of uncertainty predicts increased striatal volumeEmotion, 17, 895-899. doi:10.1037/emo0000331
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Commentary by: Westenberg, M. & Bas-Hoogendam, J.M.: F1000 Prime https://f1000.com/prime/727715963
Press release: "Region in Brain Found to be Associated with Fear of Uncertain Future"
http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2017/05/uncertain-future.aspx
Neta, M., Tong, T.T., Rosen, M.L., Enersen, A., Kim, M.J. & Dodd, M.D. (2017). All in the first glance: first fixation predicts individual differences in valence biasCognition and Emotion, 31, 772-780. doi:10.1080/02699931.2016.1152231
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Wise, T., Radua, J., Via, E., Cardoner, N., Abe, O., Adams, T.M., Amico, F., Cheng, Y., Cole, J.H., de Azevedo Marques Perico, C., Dickstein, D.P., Farrow, T.F.D., Frodl, T., Wagner, G., Gotlib, I.H., Gruber, O., Ham, B.J., Job, D.E., Kempton, M.J., Kim, M.J., Koolschijn, P.C.M.P., Malhi, G.S., Mataix-Cols, D., McIntosh, A.M., Nugent, A.C., O’Brien, J., Pezzoli, S., Phillips, M.L., Sachdev, P.S., Salvadore, G., Selvaraj, S., Stanfield, A.C., Thomas, A.J., van Tol, M.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Veltman, D.J., Young, A.H., Fu, C.H., Cleare, A.J. & Arnone, D. (2017). Common and distinct patterns of grey matter volume alteration in major depression and bipolar disorder: evidence from voxel-based meta-analysisMolecular Psychiatry, ​22, 1455-1463. doi:10.1038/mp.2016.72
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Whalen, P.J., Neta, M., Kim, M.J., Mattek, A.M., Davis, F.C., Taylor, J.M. & Chavez, S.J. (2017). Neural and behavioral responses to ambiguous facial expressions of emotion. In: Fernandez Dols, J.M. & Russell, J. (Eds.) The Science of Facial Expression. New York: Oxford University Press.
2016
Kim, M.J., Brown, A.C., Mattek, A.M., Chavez, S.J., Taylor, J.M., Palmer, A.L., Wu, Y-C. & Whalen, P.J. (2016). The inverse relationship between the microstructural variability of amygdala-prefrontal pathways and trait anxiety is moderated by sexFrontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 10, 93.

doi:10.3389/fnsys.2016.00093

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Kim, M.J., Solomon, K.M., Neta, M., Davis, F.C., Oler, J.A., Mazzulla, E.C. & Whalen, P.J. (2016). A face versus non-face context influences amygdala responses to masked fearful eye whitesSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 1933-1941. doi:10.1093/scan/nsw110
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Davis, F.C., Neta, M., Kim, M.J., Moran, J.M. & Whalen, P.J. (2016). Interpreting ambiguous social cues in unpredictable contextsSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 775-782. doi:10.1093/scan/nsw003
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Arnone, D., Job, D., Selvaraj, S., Abe, O., Amico, F., Cheng, Y.Q., Colloby, S.J., O’Brien, J., Frodl, T., Gotlib, I.H., Ham, B.J., Kim, M.J., Koolschijn, P.C., Perico, C. A-M., Salvadore, G., Thomas, A., Van Tol, M.J., Wagner, G. & McIntosh, A.M. (2016). Computational meta-analysis of statistical parametric maps in major depressionHuman Brain Mapping, ​37, 1393-1404. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23108
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2014
Kim, M.J., Neta, M., Davis, F.C., Ruberry, E.J., Dinescu, D., Heatherton, T.F., Stotland, M.A. & Whalen, P.J. (2014). Botulinum toxin-induced facial muscle paralysis affects amygdala responses to the perception of emotional expressions: Preliminary findings from an A-B-A designBiology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 4, 11. doi:10.1186/2045-5380-4-11
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2013
Kim, M.J., Sul, S. & Moon, Y. (2013). The impact of perceiving angry and fearful facial expressions on decision making performance in threat situations. The Korean Journal of Cognitive and Biological Psychology (2013), 25, 445-461. doi:10.22172/cogbio.2013.25.4.004 (written in Korean)
2012
Whalen, P.J., Kim, M.J., Neta, M. & Davis, F.C. (2012). Emotion. In: Nelson, R.J. & Mizumori, S. (Eds.). The Handbook of Psychology (2nd edition), Volume 3: Behavioral Neuroscience. New York: Wiley. 
2011
Kim, M.J., Loucks, R.A., Palmer, A.L., Brown, A.C., Solomon, K.M., Marchante, A.N. & Whalen, P.J. (2011). The structural and functional connectivity of the amygdala: From normal emotion to pathological anxiety. Behavioural Brain Research, ​223, 403-410. 
doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2011.04.025
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Behavioural Brain Research Editors’ Choice Award
Reprinted in: Debeic, J., Heller, M., Brozek, B. & LeDoux, J. (2014). The Emotional Brain Revisited. Krakow: Copernicus Center Press.
Kim, M.J., Gee, D.G., Loucks, R.A., Davis, F.C. & Whalen, P.J. (2011). Anxiety dissociates dorsal and ventral medial prefrontal cortex functional connectivity with the amygdala at restCerebral Cortex, 21, 1667-1673. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhq237
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2010
Kim, M.J., Loucks, R.A., Neta, M., Davis, F.C., Oler, J.A., Mazzulla, E.C. & Whalen, P.J. (2010). Behind the mask: the influence of mask-type on amygdala response to fearful facesSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 363-368. doi:10.1093/scan/nsq014
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2009
Kim, M.J. & Whalen, P.J. (2009). The structural integrity of an amygdala-prefrontal pathway predicts trait anxiety. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 11614-11618. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2335-09.2009
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Commentary by: Hariri, A.R.: F1000 Prime https://f1000.com/prime/1165023
Psychology Today Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/you-illuminated/200911/born-perform
Johnstone, T., Kim, M.J. & Whalen, P.J. (2009). Functional magnetic resonance imaging in the affective and social neurosciences. In: Harmon-Jones, E. & Beer, J.S. (Eds.). Methods in Social Neuroscience. New York: Guilford Press.
Whalen, P.J., Davis, F.C., Oler, J.A., Kim, H., Kim, M.J. & Neta, M. (2009). Human amygdala responses to facial expressions of emotion. In: Whalen, P.J. & Phelps, E.A. (Eds.). The Human Amygdala. New York: Guilford Press. 
2008 & Prior
Kim, M.J., Hamilton, J.P. & Gotlib, I.H. (2008). Reduced caudate gray matter volume in women with major depressive disorder. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 164, 114-122. doi:10.1016/j.pscychresns.2007.12.020
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Kim, M.J., Chey, J., Chung, A., Bae, S., Khang, H., Ham, B., Yoon, S.J., Jeong, D.U. & Lyoo, I.K. (2008). Diminished rostral anterior cingulate activity in response to threat-related events in posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research , ​42, 268-277. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2007.02.003
Kim, M.J., Lyoo, I.K., Dager, S.R., Friedman, S.D., Chey, J., Hwang, J., Lee, Y., Dunner, D.L. & Renshaw, P.F. (2007). The occurrence of cavum septi pellucidi enlargement is increased in bipolar disorder patients. Bipolar Disorders, ​9, 274-280. doi:10.1111/j.1399-5618.2007.00442.x
Sim, M.E., Lyoo, I.K., Streeter, C.C., Covell, J., Sarid-Segal, O., Ciraulo, D.A., Kim, M.J., Kaufman, M.J., Yurgelun-Todd, D.A. & Renshaw, P.F. (2007).
Cerebellar gray matter volume decrease in cocaine abusers: An optimized voxelbased-morphometry study. Neuropsychopharmacology, 32, 2229-2237. doi:10.1038/sj.npp.1301346
 
Kim, S.J., Jeong, D.U., Sim, M.E., Bae, S.C., Chung, A., Kim, M.J., Chang, K.H., Ryu, J., Renshaw, P.F. & Lyoo, I.K. (2007). Asymmetric altered integrity of cingulum bundle in posttraumatic stress disorder. Neuropsychobiology, 54, 120-125. doi:10.1159/000098262
Lee, Y.J., Hwang, J., Kim, S.J., Sung, Y.H., Kim, J., Sim, M.E., Bae, S.C., Kim, M.J. & Lyoo, I.K. (2006). Decreased blood flow of temporal regions of the brain in subjects with panic disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 40, 528-534. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2005.08.012
Kim, M.J., Lyoo, I.K., Kim, S.J., Sim, M.Y., Kim, N., Choi, N., Jeong, D.U., Covell, J. & Renshaw, P.F. (2005). Disrupted white matter tract integrity of anterior cingulate in trauma survivors. Neuroreport, ​16, 10, 1049-1053. doi:10.1097/00001756-200507130-00004
Yoo, H.K., Kim, M.J., Kim, S.J., Sung, Y.H., Sim, M.E., Lee, Y.J., Song, S.Y., Kee, B.S. & Lyoo, I.K. (2005). Putaminal gray matter volume decrease in panic disorder: An optimized voxel-based morphometry study. European Journal of Neuroscience, ​22, 2089-2094. doi:10.1111/j.1460-9568.2005.04394.x
Frederick, B.D., Lyoo, I.K., Satlin, A., Ahn, K.H., Kim, M.J., Yurgelun-Todd, D.A., Cohen, B.M. & Renshaw, P.F. (2004). In vivo proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the temporal lobe in Alzheimer's disease. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, ​28, 1313-1322. doi:10.1016/j.pnpbp.2004.08.013
​Ahn, K.H., Lyoo, I.K., Lee, H.K., Song, I.C., Oh, J.S., Hwang, J., Kwon, J., Kim, M.J., Kim, M. & Renshaw, P.F. (2004). White matter hyperintensities in subjects with bipolar disorder. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, ​58, 516-521. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1819.2004.01294.x
​Lyoo, I.K., Kim, M.J., Stoll, A.L., Demopulos, C.M., Parow, A.M., Dager, S.R., Friedman, S.D., Dunner, D.L. & Renshaw, P.F. (2004). Frontal lobe density decreases in Bipolar I disorder. Biological Psychiatry, ​55, 648-651. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2003.10.017
Cowan, R.L., Lyoo, I.K., Sung, S.M., Ahn, K.H., Kim, M.J., Hwang, J., Haga, E., Vimal, R.L.P., Lukas, S.E. & Renshaw, P.F. (2003). Reduced cortical gray matter density in human MDMA (Ecstasy) users: a voxel-based morphometry study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 72, 225-235. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2003.07.001